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Monthly Archives: October 2019

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Overachievement is Nothing to Brag about

By Alexandra Milman My friends and I were figuring out  who got the least amount of sleep. I got five hours, one of my friends got four hours, but the crowning achievement of my group was one and a half hours. This is not normal.

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The Importance of Movie-going Experience

By Derek Delson There is something so exciting about the movie-going experience—it could be the scent of buttery popcorn, the comfy recliner seats, the massive screen, or the surround sound. Even the act of getting off the couch to go see a movie can generate

South Spotlight: New Year, New Clubs

By Sophia Mao A new school year means taking advantage of new opportunities. From meeting new people to trying new things, joining a club can be a great way to pursue your latent interests. With the addition of four new clubs this year, consider joining

Derek’s Favorite Horror Movies

By Derek Delson As the weather chills and Halloween nears, I thought it would be a great idea to talk about one of the most underappreciated film genres: horror. Many dismiss horror movies as mindless entertainment, but I think they have the potential to be

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South Hops on “Board” the New AP Classroom

By David Wang The higher-education company College Board recently launched AP Classroom, an innovation that’s being met with a mixed blend of praise and criticism. Introduced this August, AP Classroom is intended to help students and teachers prepare for the Advanced Placement (AP) exams in

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I Can Show You the World… or South

By Nicole Yip Going to a new school is terrifying—especially when you don’t know anyone. The butterflies in your stomach are ready to burst out, you’re too scared to talk to anyone, and you don’t know where any of your classes are. It is likely

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A Risk Worth Taking: Class Participation

By, Nate Cohen As the fourth period bell rings, a group of tired and unmotivated students shuffle into their seats. The teacher quiets the class down and poses a discussion question. The class grows anxious, and students begin looking around, wondering who will sacrifice themselves